Series 8 - Papers concerning George Psychoundakis, 1990-1991

Accession Number AWM2021.22.41
Collection number PR03098
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Series
Item count 21
Object type Photograph, Papers, Newspaper cutting
Physical description 80 Image/s captured
Maker Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Peck, John Desmond
Psychoundakis, George
Various
Place made Australia, Greece: Crete, United Kingdom: England
Date made 1990 - 1991
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of VX9534 Lieutenant John Desmond "Johnny" "Des" Peck DCM, 2/7 Australian Infantry Battalion, Second Australian Imperial Force, Australia, Palestine, Greece, Crete, Italy, Switzerland and England, 1939-c. 2000.

Series 8 contains 1 wallets.

Wallet 1 of 1 – Contains papers, newspapers and correspondence relating to George Psychoundakis and the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Crete, 1990-1991.

The collection includes: brouchures and programs for commemorative events in Crete in 1990-1991; photographs and newspaper articles concerning the reunion of George Psychoundakis and John Desmond Peck; and correspondence from historian Tony Knight regarding an interview he conducted with Psychoundakis and Peck.